History of the 77th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Sept. 2, 1862-July 10, 1865 / c by Lieut. W. H. Bentley, with an introduction by General D. P. Grier
April 20, 2015
joseph letterman and Jacob mankle
my ancestors. Jacob was the brother of direct ancestor Henry Mankle. But Letterman married Louisa Mankle their sister and Letterman's sister (another) Louisa married Henry.
Jacob Mankle and Joseph Letterman served in E company of the 77th illinois infantry regiment. Both were mustered out at end of war...Jacob was wounded then a year later spent 13 months in a prison camp